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S.S. Test 1-2 Review

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What are the 7 reasons for English exploration of the New World? 1. Curiosity 2. Wealth 3. Fame 4. National Pride 5. Religion 6. Foreign Goods 7. Faster & Cheaper Trade Route
What is the significance of the year 1607? Jamestown was founded.
Why was the colony of Jamestown founded? For economic reasons.
What is mercantilism? Where a country makes money off of its colony by the colony providing raw materials and providing a market for their exports.
What is the significance of Jamestown? It was the 1st successful English settlement.
John Rolfe introduced what cash crop? Tobacco.
What is significant about the date 1620? Plymouth was founded.
Why was the colony of Plymouth established? For religious reasons.
What is the significance of Plymouth? It was the 2nd successful English colony.
What the Mayflower Compact? It was a set a rules to generally govern the colony.
What was the significance of the Fundamental Orders Of Connecticut? It was the 1st written constitution in America.
What were the 4 New England colonies? New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts (and/or Maine).
What were the 4 Middle colonies? New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
What were the 5 Southern colonies? Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Why was New Hampshire founded? For religious freedom.
Why was Rhode Island founded? For religious freedom.
Why was Connecticut founded? For religious freedom.
Why was Massachusetts (and/or Maine) founded? For religious freedom.
Why was New Jersey founded? For religious freedom.
Why was New York founded? For trading and resources.
Why was Delaware founded? For economic reasons.
Why was Pennsylvania founded? For religious freedom.
Why was Maryland founded? For economic reasons (farming) and for political and religious freedom.
Why was North and South Carolina founded? For economic reasons (farming) and religious freedom.
Why was Georgia founded? For refuge for poor debtors and a barricade from Spain.
Why was Virginia founded? For economic reasons.
What is an indentured servant? A laborer who agrees to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America.
What is a slave? A person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them.
Will you use the targets game at the end? Yes.
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